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Deaths of Young Dolphin, Humpback Calf Highlight the Importance of Responsible Boating

In February 2024, NOAA Fisheries and partners responded to a dead spinner dolphin yearling and a dead humpback whale calf in Hawaiʻi. Examinations revealed their deaths were likely due to vessel strikes.
March 07, 2024 - Feature Story ,
A mother humpback whale swims beneath its calf to support it on the ocean surface as a researcher on a nearby boat leans over the railing holding a pole underwater to assess the condition of the call. NOAA researchers with the Hawaiian Islands Humpback National Marine Sanctuary assess an injured humpback whale calf off of Maui. The calf had suspected vessel strike injuries to its tail. Credit: Pacific Whale Foundation (NOAA Fisheries Permit #24359)

NOAA proposes new vessel speed regulations to protect North Atlantic right whales

Agency also releases a “roadmap” for use of ropeless gear to boost endangered species recovery
July 29, 2022 - Media Release ,

IB 20-32: NMFS Reports a Vessel-Strike Mortality of an Alaska-Breeding Population Steller's Eider in the BSAI

Notice of vessel-strike mortality of a Steller's eider in the Bering Sea.
April 13, 2020 -

IB 20-26: NMFS Reports a Vessel-Strike Mortality Event of 22 Spectacled Eiders in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands

Notice of a vessel-strike mortality event for the spectacled eider in the Bering Sea.
March 26, 2020 -

Spatial Distribution and Dive Behavior of Gulf of Mexico Bryde's Whales: Potential Risk of Vessel Strikes and Fisheries Interactions

Evaluating the potential overlap of commercial shipping and commercial fisheries with Gulf of Mexico Bryde’s Whale distribution.
May 15, 2019 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Vessel Operations in Right Whale Protection Areas in 2009

NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-OPR-44 Published Date: 2010
January 18, 2018 - Technical Memo ,

Technical Memorandum for 2015 Vessel Activity in the Arctic

NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-OPR-57 Published Date: 2017
January 17, 2018 - Technical Memo ,